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3 Suspects Arrested for Attempting to Introduce Contraband into Jail

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Left to Right: Shawanda Miner, Mitchell Thomas, Zachery Lawyer Left to Right: Shawanda Miner, Mitchell Thomas, Zachery Lawyer
HINDS COUNTY, Miss. - Hinds County Sheriff's Deputies have arrested three individuals for attempting to bring contraband into the correctional facility and for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.

42-year-old Mitchell Thomas, 22-year-old Shawanda Miner, and 23-year-old Zachery Lawyer were arrested Wednesday.

The sheriff's department said they have expanded its efforts to ensure that all of its facilities are not compromised.

They say they have increased their parameter searches and their details are in more frequent rotation. Sheriff's deputies say these efforts are leading to more arrests and less contraband entering into the facilities.

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